Repeat after the tutor.
- I am not really thirsty.
- He is not really generous.
- We are not really excited about it.
- I don’t really care.
- She doesn’t really like Perry.
- They don’t really talk to us.
- I wasn’t really happy yesterday.
- We were not really mad at him.
- They didn’t really work last week.
- I didn’t really try hard.
- I am not really busy.
- I am not really sad.
- You are not really cute.
- He is not really popular.
- We are not really happy.
Here are some grammar tips.
Go over the following vocabulary and expressions with your tutor. Use the illustration above if needed.
|thirsty||(adj) having an uncomfortable feeling because you need something to drink
e.g. I was not really thirsty but I had some water anyways.
|generous||(adj) showing kindness and concern for others
e.g. She was not really generous, she wouldn’t help us.
|perfect||(adj) being entirely without fault or defect
e.g. That does not look really perfect, you need to fix it.
|mad||(adj) very angry
e.g. Are you really mad at me?
|popular||(adj) liked or enjoyed by many people
e.g. He is not really popular at school.
|terrible||(adj) extremely bad
e.g. This food is not really that terrible.
|exhausted||(adj) to tire extremely or completely
e.g. I’m not really that exhausted but I want to sit down.
|hungry||(adj) suffering because of a lack of food : greatly affected by hunger
e.g. I’m not really hungry but I still want to eat this sandwich.
|heavy||(adj) having great weight : difficult to lift or move
e.g. The suitcase is not really that heavy.
|clean||(adj) free from dirt or pollution
e.g. This table does not look really clean.
Go over the following exercise with your tutors.
- Make a sentence.
- really / he / popular / is / not / .
- each / don’t / see / we / other / really / .
- nervous / I / really / wasn’t / .
- help / didn’t / really / I / them / .
- didn’t / they / yesterday / really / practice / .
- Correct the following sentences.
- I don’t really study hardly.
- He weren’t really fast.
- She don’t really work hard.
- I didn’t really eating.
- We didn’t really needed his help.
- Answer the following questions.
- What is not really fun to do? (use “not really”)
- You have to eat dog food for dinner, what do you say? (use “not really”)
- What is not really scary? (use “not really”)
- (Homework) Write a paragraph.
- Write 10 sentences using the grammar you learned today.
- What do we mean when we say, “The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence”?
- What are some rules you have to follow at home?